The exposed wood beams white oak and coordinate visually with the new hardwood floors and furnishings in natural wood finish. The windows get new shutters, while the fireplace gets a new marble surround and hearth. The oversized coffee table with hand-turned legs is the handiwork of furniture designer and wood craftsman Clint Harp.
Natural wood beams and exposed architectural details turn this wide-open living space into a rustic-chic haven. Woven textures and pale upholstered furnishings lend the room casual elegance. Industrial-style pendants provide light throughout the space.
Rustic White Living Room with Neutral Exposed Beams
Focal points in the renovated space become the double-sided fireplace with stucco surround and exposed wood beams and arched doorways. "You've got the nice wide openings," says Joanna, "but you also have that quaint, cozy feel."
Contemporary Great Room with Rustic Exposed Wood Beams
A bright white sofa and chairs and an open floor plan create a sophisticated, contemporary great room.Open door ways lead to the kitchen and out to the patio for an open and airy feel. Exposed wood beams add a charming rustic touch to the crisp and clean space.
"I think the family room and kitchen are a great place for the family to relax and spend time together. It's very comfortable, and the materials are hard-wearing for the kids," says designer Angelica Henry.
Rustic Neutral Living Room with Brown Exposed Beams
The wood beams are left intact but the textured ceiling has been removed to reveal the original tongue-and-groove wood ceiling. The original hardwood floors have been restored, and new sconces, a classic model ceiling fan, vintage area rug and comfortable furnishings help create a warm and welcoming living space.
Traditional Neutral Living Room With Exposed Wood Beams
A long neutral sectional provides a natural separation of living and dining areas in this basement. The sofa's low profile keeps the room feeling open. Exposed ceiling beams and built-in shelves bring contrast to the neutral space, and an octagon-shaped glass table adds interest.
White Transitional Living Room Has Exposed Wood Beams and Columns
An industrial light fixture, contemporary blue chairs, and a rustic wood fireplace surround and exposed beams blend seamlessly in this living room to create a true transitional style. The room's white palette is a perfect background for the colorful chairs, coffee table, pillows and artwork.
Elegant White Living Room Showcases Rustic Wood Beams
Exposed wood beams and a concrete fireplace bring character and boldness to this traditional living room. Elegant furnishings in cream and white contrast with the rustic elements, creating a beautiful juxtaposition within the space.
Spacious, Grand Living Room With Exposed Wood Beams, Elegant Neutral Furniture and Hardwood Floor
Exposed wood beams form a peaked design over the ceiling. Large windows and arched french doors let in sunlight that bounces off the open, polished hardwood floor space. Neutral seating gives a calm, classy look against the rich wood details. A floral upholstered bench and matching throw pillows add soft color to the room.
Covered Outdoor Living Room With Dark Wood Exposed Beams, Floral Neutral Slip Cover Sofa and Stone Fireplace
The ceiling over this covered outdoor living room features dark wood exposed beams that create a bold contrast against the light neutral structure. Floral slip covered sofas, a wood book cabinet and stone surrounded fireplace make up one cozy room. The space moves smoothly into another living space closer to the open outdoor wall.